. . . a tea & crumpets story

When you give a little one permission to play with the fancy dishes, she will want to get every since dish out. Laney was certain, her tea party would not be complete until she had nearly every cup and saucer on the table.DSC_8042

 

Mommy, Daddy, and Dolly joined the party. And as Laney  pretended to poured each of them a cup of tea, she made ‘sssshhh’ sounds. Too cute!

 

 

Laney was the perfect tea and crumpets party host!

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Finding Back My Zing

 As the photography laid quiet for a long time, I had grown scared of being overwhelmed by it. I also grew scared to go it alone as Jennifer had become one kick ass partner in crime. And although I hate not having her by my side, I have accomplished two session this week without her.

I am working hard to find back my creativity. I am relying on staring at image after image I find online and in magazines. I am looking at things that had inspired me prior to Jen getting sick. And for new ideas that will unleash my brain.

Monday, it was my surroundings, an adorable little lady who wore clothes to die for. Yesterday, the wind, hair, and a skirt on a new mommy who looks fantastic having given birth so recently. As i watch the weather, hoping for a light rain to work in, I hope for even more creativity. Kids splashing in puddles and someone willing to play in the rain is not out of the question for me and my camera.

I have stories to tell through my camera again. And I am hoping to find many who will allow me to get my business launched again and tell their story. Hopefully in time, Jen can join me again. … but until then it is just me, my camera, and hopefully some creativity. I need you to hire me. Not only for financial reasons, but for my love of camera and my need to be creative again.

 

 I am finding back my zing!

…..an Avery story

The last time I took Avery’s pictures was February 2017.

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And boy has she grown a ton.

She loves to sing with her mommy “Let It Go” and “Girl On Fire.” And she keeps herself moving so much, I find I have a hard time keeping up.

 

Thank you Beining Nursery & Landscaping for allowing us to taking pictures at your beautiful location. And Bailey’s Blossoms  for the flowered skirt and red and black plaid dress.

Once Upon A Holiday |Holiday Baking|

With the Holidays approaching, many will be baking up their holiday treats with their family! I recall when my children were small and we baked and decorated cookies together in the days following Thanksgiving.  Sometimes I think more  cookie dough ended up on the floor and in our tummies than in the oven.  Those times sure go by fast and I wish I had more pictures of those wonderful times together.

Whether you are spending the holidays baking with your children, picking out a Christmas tree, or even gathered all at grandma’s decorating, let So The Story Goes Photography capture those precious moments for you.

A Sunflower Story |Tecumseh Land Trust|

10 Days prior, this field was in full bloom.  A trip back yesterday after going to the Extravaganza Flea Market in Springfield, we found the flowers no longer full of beautiful yellow petals.  Despite the flowers dying off, we got some beautiful images.

When in the area, also be sure to check out Young’s Jersey Dairy.

 

Cora Is One | A Look Back |

A year ago, I spent my day with a couple of the most darling little girls as we waited for their sister Cora to be born!  I had previously done Cora’s big sister Charlotte’s birth story, which led to a wonderful friendship with her mom Kristen.

Happy Birthday Cora!